UnityPoint Health

Monitor Technician

Requisition ID
2022-110635
Category
Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
Location
US-IA-Sioux City
Address
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Affiliate
7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
City
Sioux City
Department
5A Medical- SLRMC
State
IA
FTE
0.60
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
7a-7p
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint-St. Luke's

Part-Time

 

Responsible for the monitoring, interpretation, and communication of patient heart rhythms. Performs EKG’s as ordered. Monitors and communicates any changes for patients with capnography.  

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.

 

Responsibilities

Key Accountability/Clinical excellence

  • Monitors patient heart rhythms.
  • Interprets heart rhythms and documents tracings per unit guidelines.
  • Communicates all changes in heart rhythms and/or capnography to the provider.
  • Cleans and tracks all telemetry devices.
  • Cleans and tracks all vocera devices.
  • Ensures accommodation codes are up to date.

Key Accountability/Patient Care

  • Performs 12-lead EKGs as ordered.
  • Assists with telemetry monitor positioning as needed.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria        

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

Education:

 

 

 

High school diploma or equivalency

 

Certified Nursing Assistant

Emergency Medical Technician Certification

Paramedic Certification

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Certified nursing assistant in an acute   care environment

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

Certified in Basic Life Support within 90 days of hire

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Basic computer knowledge and the ability to document accurately and timely

Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a varied patient population and the health care team

Effectively communicates with all team members, physicians, ancillary staff and all customers.

Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.

Knowledge of basic medical terminology is preferred

 

Other:

 

 

 

Completes annual mandatory education

Able to wear personal protective equipment (e.g., face mask, goggles, latex/non-latex gloves) as needed

 

Seeks to be involved in unit improvements, quality projects, and other enhancements to patient care.

 

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